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About The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)
The Prime Rib is an American steakhouse reminiscent of a 1940's Supper Club. Business Casual dress code enforced- shorts are not permitted. Complimentary valet parking and live music every night.
Special Events: Select Half-Priced Wine List every Sunday. The Prime Rib gift card is available in any denomination. Order online at www.theprimerib.com
Baltimore, MD 21202
American, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
East Chase Street
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Baby Grand Piano every night, with Bass and Saxophone on Fridays. Piano and Bass On Saturdays.
Complimentary valet after 5:00pm. The Prime Rib is located in the Horizon House building at 1101 N. Calvert St., at the corner of Calvert and Chase St. The entrance to the restaurant is on the Chase St. side of the building.
MTA 64 and 61
Light Rail - Cultural Center Stop
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We offer a "Special 1/2 Price Wine List" every Sunday! Always in good taste, The Prime Rib GIFT CARD. Order your gift card at 410.539.1804 or online @ www.theprimerib.com.
The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original) Ratings and Reviews
They offer free valet which was one of the reasons I decided to try this restaurant. When we arrived, they were very welcoming and immediately showed us to our table. The tables are very close together and we felt like both couples on either side were at our same table. They could hear our conversation and vice versa. That set is up for a very awkward experience. Our Waiter was excellent! Quick, attentive, very pleasing and there when we needed him. I ordered the crab imperial and my husband ordered the prime rib on Restaurant Week Menu. Not a typical imperial, but I liked it a lot. Nice fresh lump crab meat and very moist. The Prime Rib looked delicious, but didn’t have seasoning and he said was a little tough(he ordered it MR) My husband is used to the season crust on the outside he typically gets at other places. The creme brûlée was delicious! It was a chilled creme brûlée, but the sugar top was torched to perfection! We took the Choc Mouse pie to go. It was just ok and a very tiny slice.
I ordered a glass of the Sav Blanc and it was also delicious. I would go back for sure for the service and food for the most part. I am not sure I can get past how close the tables are and the awkward lack of privacy. We had to squeeze through and say excuse me to every table on the way out because there are no suggested aisle and it was packed house.
The Crab Imperial and tomato soup were outstanding. Mr. Bob was our waiter and his service was excellent. The special cut of Prime Rib was OK but not as good as I had hoped. I solicited the opinion of a gentleman at an adjoining table as to what he thought of his prime rib (his was served about 20 minutes later). He felt the same. The Key lime pie and chocolate mouse pie were both very good.
This place was incredible. The valet put my car IN A GARAGE! How cool is that!? The food was incredible and our waiter was so attentive and personable, he even put a candle in my dessert for me when he learned it was my birthday. I would definitely dine there again. It was an incredible experience.
My experience was just ok. I think the seating was inadequate and quite intrusive. It was very tight. Every time someone walked passed I had to adjust my body so that I wouldn’t be brushed up against. The Prime Rib and the Lamb chops were perfected and very flavorful. The sides on the other hand were less desirable. The nutmeg in the creamed spinach,(not so much). The ambiance with the live jazz was ok.I would definitely go back if better seating were available and maybe try something else with a different choice of sides. The service was definitely great but The best part was that I was able to enjoy a nice Birthday dinner with a very good friend.
Great as always. The best place in Baltimore for a nice romantic dinner. My only slight negative was for restaurant week they upcharged the prime rib and claimed it was 14 oz (no way). My wife had the fillet which they said was 8 oz (again no way). However it was top quality all around and excellent food, sides and dessert.
Truly wonderful! We were lucky enough to take advantage of Restaurant Week. So, for $35 we enjoyed a great salad, delicious filet mignon (my husband had a superb crab imperial), sides of creamed spinach and mashed potatoes as well as incredible dessert choices. Of course, we added the Greenberg potato skins. A fantastic meal in an exquisite environment.
A friend and I went for Restaurant Week. I love Prime Rib but normally too expensive to go other than a special occasion. So I love that they participate in Baltimore Restaurant Week. The food is excellent. The atmosphere /ambiance is amazing. The service is top notch.
If you want to mix it up with the last dying breath of wealth in Baltimore. This is the place.
Skip the salads, they’re not up to par with the quality that comes from San Francisco’s equivalent restaurant. Get the shrimp cocktail, get the prime rib. If you still have room, the Creme Brûlée is exceptional.
Well, it was just "ok". We were a table of five there to celebrate my son's 19th birthday.
First, the good...the waiter was very professional, the menu selection good (think supper club type fare - steaks, hearty sides, luscious desserts). Expensive, yes, but not terribly so.
Now, the not-so-good...the place was freezing! The waiter explained as soon as we were seated that they were having a "heating problem". There was one lowly space heater for the entire back room (and it was on its last legs). I'm talking so cold it was hard to concentrate. Next, we were all packed in like sardines. While I do appreciate a convivial atmosphere, this was over the top. I felt sorry for the couple that was placed at a tiny table at the very back of the room...the first couple got up and left, the second couple just looked miserable.
The food was good, not great, not bad, just, well, good, served in a timely and well-orchestrated fashion. Sadly, although I had alerted the staff ahead of time we were celebrating a birthday, they didn't remember until we'd ordered desserts and they'd been served when the waiter came out with this tiny square of cheesecake with a candle and apologized for the oversight. In all fairness, they did comp my son's dessert for the mistake.
While it wasn't the worst, it certainly wasn't the best, and overall not a memorable place. In its heyday, The Prime Rib was THE PLACE to go! Sadly, I don't think so anymore. What a shame.
P.S. We couldn't wait to get out other there to thaw out!
This was a wonderful experience for my wife's recent birthday and a bit nostalgic for her as she lived in an apartment in the tower above The Prime Rib many years ago and would occasionally stop in for a drink. She ordered her classic Shrimp Cocktail and Prime Rib and was delighted. She was also impressed at the complimentary birthday dessert. As the meal wound to a lovely conclusion, we agreed that it had been far too long since we'd enjoyed The Prime Rib and that for steakhouse special occasion dinners, The Prime Rib is the place we should be dining. Looking forward to enjoying their hospitality again soon!!
Because of having to make a last-minute reservation, we had dinner super early on New Year's Eve. The full menu was available, no prix fixe for them. The oysters on the half shell, lobster bisque, and the prime rib were both terrific. My husband likes his meat rarer than I do and they came out just the way we like. Nathan, our server, was personable yet professional. The meal was timed correctly. It's not an adventuresome menu but everything is done perfectly.
My only quibble is that for a special occasion such as New Years Eve, at a special restaurant such as the Prime Rib, I wish there were some standards of dress that were enforced. There were diners in short sleeves and baseball caps. They weren't loud or obnoxious but it somehow takes away from the ambiance.
We were greeted immediately as we have come to expect. seated promptly and asked if we needed any drinks and were left to converse for a while before being asked about food which was very nice. Overall the evening was fantastic. Nothing to do with the meal but the room temp was rather chilly
Very disappointed with table location, service and food
There are many outstanding restaurants in Baltimore that provide excellent service .
This was our first visit and the ambiance was very nice however waiter not attentive and somewhat aloof. Their specialty is Prime Rib ...2 out of 5 orders were not prepared as requested and very tough.
I have my own business and a very important factor that I stress.... Is attention to detail .
Lacking in this restaurant.
I’ve been spoiled by to many year of Padro. The server left empty glass on the table even after being asked to take them away.....maybe I’m expecting too much and maybe it’s being petty but it’s not like the restaurant was filled for the 8 pm seating. Needless to say I’m still looking for the next Padro
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